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Old 24th September 2009, 19:44   #16
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The best thing is to buy a diesel car for mileage and use these cars along
like rather then loosing 5-6 lacks downgrading from you Laura to Octavia
you could buy swift diesel , ford fiesta Diesel or in-fact a 4 year old Octavia
for 6-7 lacks and get economy of 12 - 15 KMPLs
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Old 25th September 2009, 11:42   #17
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How about exchanging your car with new diesel superb. Though you might need to spend some amount for the exchange but I believe this will solve both of your purpose i.e. Good FE and Heck of engine.

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How about exchanging your car with new diesel superb. Though you might need to spend some amount for the exchange but I believe this will solve both of your purpose i.e. Good FE and Heck of engine.

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The New Superb Diesel is beyond 25L OTR the petrol is the one that's attractively priced, it does not make sense given the huge price increase compared to actual savings.

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hey guys thanks , will hold onto the car for a bit , but i really do love my cars and when some thing does not fit like a glove i seem to get edgy and then start looking for other options , the car is indeed superb, the only thing was the FE which is not a big deal for me either, i new about the FE but just feelt that after having 2 cars that give me 6.5 per liter (sonata gold V6)i should migrate to a car that gives me 10+ hence this thread , so see will enjoy the car till i feel its time to switch, ravveendrra why are u considering the change?
Good Decision, you would have regretted the Skoda L&K and actually made a financial loss in the bargain. The pleasure of a V6 Petrol can't be overcum with the financial gains of a diesel Ocatavia. If at all a Diesel Laura could make some sense but frankly even that too would not be recommended considering the miserable valuation your V6 will get you today.

Sit tight you have a good car, take care of it.
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Foolish move like you said. Don't.
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dont do this - you will regret it.
personally I love the shape and looks of the old Skoda Superb when compared with the new one. The old one looked purposeful, classy and somehow very very aggressive in a slightly muted gentlemanly sort of manner.
the new one somehow looks like a "bling wagon" - I remember watching the Tour De France - bicycling event on TV where the Marshal cars were the 2009 Skoda Superbs - even in that setting somehow they looked rather too blingy for my liking.
even now when I see the old Skoda Superb while driving I experience the "head turning" phenomenon.

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dont do this - you will regret it.
personally I love the shape and looks of the old Skoda Superb when compared with the new one. The old one looked purposeful, classy and somehow very very aggressive in a slightly muted gentlemanly sort of manner.
the new one somehow looks like a "bling wagon" - I remember watching the Tour De France - bicycling event on TV where the Marshal cars were the 2009 Skoda Superbs - even in that setting somehow they looked rather too blingy for my liking.
even now when I see the old Skoda Superb while driving I experience the "head turning" phenomenon.
+1, it is an elegant old sofa. However the new Superb Combi looks good. I do find the new corporate snout too deep and puggish though
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